Witold Bańka


Witold Bańka
Witold Bańka

Minister of sport and tourism

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Born on October 3, 1984 in Tychy.

Graduate of political sciences at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Silesia in Katowice.

Former member of the Polish national team in athletics, a gold medalist of the youth European Championships in Athletics (Erfurt, 2005), gold and silver medalist of the Universiades in Bangkok and Belgrade (2007 and 2009), and bronze medalist of World Championships in Athletics in Osaka (2007). In 2009 he was the youngest ever delegate to the reporting-election congress of the Polish Athletics Association, representing the Silesia Athletics Association. In 2012 he officially ended his sports career. He became active in public relations sector, by delivering training courses in media relations and image management, he cooperated with leading Polish companies by providing them with advertising productions and PR strategies.

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